The first table below looks at the demand for Change Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Change Management over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Chester region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Change Management
Rank 28 17 16
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Contract jobs citing Change Management 12 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 4.69% 5.30% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.61% 7.14% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £125 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-72.22% +28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £32.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-41.53% +124.13%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
214 112 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 83.59% 74.17% 48.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 28 14
Average daily rate £350 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £470 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 14 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +221.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Change Management
Cheshire

Change Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Change Management across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Change Management Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Change Management
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Change Management across the Chester region.

Change Management Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Change Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Change Management across the Chester region.

Change Management Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Change Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing Change Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Change Management.

1 15 (78.95%) ITIL
2 9 (47.37%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (42.11%) Local Government
3 8 (42.11%) Project Planning
4 7 (36.84%) Windows
5 5 (26.32%) UNIX
5 5 (26.32%) Information Security
6 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
6 4 (21.05%) Finance
6 4 (21.05%) Migration
6 4 (21.05%) Linux
7 3 (15.79%) Oracle
7 3 (15.79%) Perl
7 3 (15.79%) DNS
7 3 (15.79%) CCNP
7 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
7 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
7 3 (15.79%) Degree
8 2 (10.53%) Banking
8 2 (10.53%) Retail
8 2 (10.53%) Blue Coat
8 2 (10.53%) ProxySG
8 2 (10.53%) e-Health
8 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
8 2 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (10.53%) Network Security
8 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
8 2 (10.53%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (10.53%) WAAS

Change Management
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing Change Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Change Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (5.26%) CA Clarity
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) DNS
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (10.53%) Network Security
2 2 (10.53%) WAAS
2 2 (10.53%) NetScaler
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (10.53%) Extranet
2 2 (10.53%) MPLS
2 2 (10.53%) OSPF
2 2 (10.53%) BGP
2 2 (10.53%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) LAN
2 2 (10.53%) WAN
2 2 (10.53%) DHCP
2 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.53%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) DB2
1 1 (5.26%) SAP BW
General
1 8 (42.11%) Local Government
2 4 (21.05%) Finance
3 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Retail
4 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Project Manager
2 5 (26.32%) ICT Project Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Change Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Change Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) UNIX Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Regular Expression
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) e-Health
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) UNIX
3 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
3 4 (21.05%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) AIX
4 1 (5.26%) Tru64
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) ITIL
2 9 (47.37%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (42.11%) Project Planning
4 5 (26.32%) Information Security
5 4 (21.05%) Migration
6 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
6 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
6 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (10.53%) Network Management
6 2 (10.53%) Analytics
6 2 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (10.53%) Project Management
6 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
6 2 (10.53%) ERP
7 1 (5.26%) DSDM
7 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.26%) Data Security
7 1 (5.26%) Service Management
7 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) Perl
1 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) CCNP
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) MCSE
2 1 (5.26%) CISSP
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) RHCE
2 1 (5.26%) CCNA
2 1 (5.26%) CISA
2 1 (5.26%) CISM
2 1 (5.26%) GPEN
2 1 (5.26%) OSCP
2 1 (5.26%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) ProxySG
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) PowerHA
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Netcool
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle
1 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
2 2 (10.53%) Blue Coat
2 2 (10.53%) F5
2 2 (10.53%) NetScout
2 2 (10.53%) Avaya
2 2 (10.53%) Juniper
2 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
2 2 (10.53%) HP
2 2 (10.53%) Nortel
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco
2 2 (10.53%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix
3 1 (5.26%) McAfee
3 1 (5.26%) CA
3 1 (5.26%) VMware